FCC promises 100,000 jobs to staff ‘call centers’

You read that right. The FCC announced that it will be helping to onshore 100,000 call center jobs back into the US. It looks like all these jobs will be work at home positions. You can read the actual article regarding the FCC‘s announcement by clicking on this link. How are they doing this? It appears … More FCC promises 100,000 jobs to staff ‘call centers’

E-Work Summit – 2011 – Summary Notes

 Description of Event The 2011 E-Work Summit’s stated goal was to create a think tank of business, human resource, operation and technical leaders from the Greater Phoenix Area to: 1) Create a resource document for organizations in the Phoenix market interested in launching or improving work at home programs; 2) Discuss the possibility increasing economic … More E-Work Summit – 2011 – Summary Notes

Ethernet Work at Home: Proof of Concept Results

Cox recently completed a 90 day proof of concept for a large insurance company that wanted to test our Ethernet solution for work at home. The results from a user and technical point of view were interesting and in some ways significant. First lets talk about the basic concept. It’s relatively simple. Cox literally extended … More Ethernet Work at Home: Proof of Concept Results

A List of Books on Managing Virtual Teams

Cox Business published a whitepaper entitled “Enterprise Telework Guide”. The author was Mark Goldstein of the International Research Center. In that whitepaper the following books were recommended for those wanting to find out more about managing virtual teams. I’ve included a link to Amazon for each book. Managing Telework: Strategies for Managing the Virtual Workforce … More A List of Books on Managing Virtual Teams

Fortune Magazine – 82% of Top 100 Companies to Work For Offer Telecommuting Opportunities

The  link below takes you to an article that reports on Fortune Magazine findings on the correlation between the “Top 100 Companies to Work for” and the availability of telecommuting jobs within those organizations. The 10 top in terms of percentage of telecommuters are: Deloitte – No. 63, 86 percent Cisco – No. 20, 85 … More Fortune Magazine – 82% of Top 100 Companies to Work For Offer Telecommuting Opportunities